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with this picture? barack obama's shooting skills are on show as he plans to get tough on guns. back to the future, some people prefer to watch the world in black and white in britain. nearly 60,000 people killed in syria after two years, we finally might be looking at some diplomatic progress. for the first time, the president's chief ally, russia, with the help of the syrian national coalition, the foreign minister spoke to us on the sidelines of the security council meeting in munich. he says he wants to keep in regular contact with syrian opposition. iran is another staunch ally of the syrian president. after the 45 minute meeting, they talked about a way to remove the regime with the least possible bloodshed. there has been serious opposition to the presence of government subject to the condition including 160,000 prisoners. we will go live from munich, lots to talk about already. we have the defense minister weighing in with his own views. what did he say? >> that is right, syria has remained high on the agenda here on sunday morning. the conference heard from another key regional player, he
. their foreign minister is currently here in new york. hours from now, president obama said to give his state of the union address. those two events may be a coincidence or this could be deliberately timed as an act of defiance by the north koreans. police of (hundreds of people in northeastern india. at least eight people were killed when violence broke out. members of a local tribe were protesting against village council elections that they say infringed on tribal laws. police intervened when armed villagers marched to the polling stations. many catholics are wondering who will become their next leader following pope benedict xvi's unexpected resignation. the 85-year-old says that he is too old to carry out his duties. it's the first papal resignation in nearly 600 years. is it time for non-european pope? let's look and some of the strongest candidates. in 2005, nigeria's cardinal francis was considered pope material by a conclave. then a cardinal from ghana named peter could be considered. a canadian is highly regarded and would be considered a more traditional choice. he's the head of the
and the afghanistan pullback has begun. she says if there is an obama- clinton doctrine, it is about building alliances and finding partners. >> we have to be smart about how we use our power. not because we have less of it. indeed, the might of our military, the size of our economy, the influence upon diplomacy remained unrivaled. it is because since, as the world has changed, so, too, have the levers of power to shape international affairs. >> an indication of where she will be focusing your efforts in 2016. >> if women and girls everywhere were treated as equals to man, we would see political and economic progress everywhere. >> thank you, secretary of state, for everything. >> she will think her staff and then hand over her office to john kerry. we will see it does it will mark a change in the u.s.'s approach to the rest of the world. >> air pollution reaching dangerous levels in new delhi. they say it is more polluted than beijing. it was smothered l.a. smog for most of january cause and delayed flights and even road accidents. they said the pollution is caused by a vehicle emissions. >>
. >> president obama has not decided how many will stay in the country or, for that matter, what they will be doing. once the decision has been made, it will be up to general dunford to make sure the plan works and the work of the last 12 years is not undone. >> iran is marking the as long must revolution anniversary. tens of thousands celebrating in the capital waving flags and portraits of the supreme leader. president ahmadinejad is talkign about technology. >> this is one of the most important speeches he will give. he talked about the in fighting that has started. he said, "the government cannot be under pressure both the externally and internally" and he called for unity among all factions. these come after the president or the parliament and the family is in line with the supreme later. at the time, out there was the beginning for a movement of a prosperous society. at the end of a very difficult the iranian year, many people blaming the evaluation of the iranian rial of 70% on sanctions and on ahmadinejad. this is more about ayatollah khamenei and what he left behind. 34
to lay out his vision for the year ahead. barack obama delivered his fifth state of the union address. he touched on various foreign- policy issues from afghanistan to iran and north korea. it was america's faltering economy that topped the agenda. now this report. >> the president of the united states. [cheers and applause] >> every year the president gets one chance to use the pageantry and prestige of his office to lay out his agenda. as he begins his second term, president barack obama coloma to describe a progressive wish list, calling for a higher minimum wage, preschool reform, immigration reform, climate change, and investment in the economy to create jobs. >> it is our task to make sure this government works on behalf of the many and not just the few, that it encourages free enterprise, rewards individual initiative, and opens the doors of opportunity to every child across this great nation. [applause] >> in response to his economic message, republicans say higher taxes on the wealthy will not help. >> the tax increases and deficit spending will hurt middle-class families. it wil
in a sophisticated attack. no data was taken and the problem has been corrected. u.s. president barack obama has called on congress to pass stricter gun regulations. he was speaking during a visit to his home city of chicago. many feel his plans might not make a difference to the growth in the gun crimes. >> there were 20 shot heard over there. >> what president obama came home to. >> about every couple of days, at i hear about a gun for sale. nothing to do what they done sor -- gun store. they're still on the streets. >> 506 people were killed in chicago last year. " this is the third or fourth shooting of the block. >> more americans that have died during afghanistan the same time. she has lost all four of her children to gun violence. >> i never imagined i would lose all of my children. i did the best i could. >> most are young, black, and trapped in the poverty. >> this is not for real. i will not even acknowledge that statement. but she gathered 50,000 signatures on petitions urging the president to visit and address the war in his city's streets. on friday, and he did just that. >> the exp
they are billing as "the largest current rally in u.s. history." they want president obama to do more to protect the environment. alan fisher is there. make it toeople will the national mall to protest against climate change. they say the warning signs are already there. hurricanes and the teaching everyone the problems ahead for the united states. what brings you here on a very cold day to the national mall? >> i have children. i worry about their future. i'm not about climate change for 30 years because my husband is a scientist. other than not eating meat and riding a bicycle, what can we possibly do? i was compelled to become a political activist about two years ago a and he is here with me today to be part of the crowd to help get obama energized to bring change, even if congress will not. the best way to change the climate is with a carbon tax. >> many people say here barack obama has done a reasonable job and it comes to confronting climate change but he could be doing more. faugh and won him to stop pushing off from behind to do more to alter the course of america and the world -- they w
. >> president obama has not decided how quickly to withdraw the remaining forces from afghanistan or how many might stay in the country past 2014 or what they will be doing. once the decision has been made, it will be up to the general to make sure the plan works and the work of the last 12 years is not wasted. >> an appeals court has freed three former opposition mps on bail. their sense to three years behind bar criticizing changes to electoral laws passed a member. the case is due to return it to the court next month. a u.n. peace envoy to syria has held talks in cairo with the arab league. neither released a statement after the meeting. he is due to meet each present -- each person by the opposition. president mahmoud ahmadinejad has hinted at more inviting to come. he also criticized u.s. offers of direct nuclear talks. >> it has been a tough few weeks for the president, so he had a lot to say on the anniversary of iran's islamic revolution. it was one of his last and probably the most important address to the nation as president. >> the government is doing its best, but today everyone s
the fact that he leaves that he lives in mexico. president barack obama is returning to chicago on friday. he is expected to discuss the state of the economy and plans to talk about gun control. some are questioning whether stricter laws will have any impact on the high levels of violence on the city streets. >> in ingleside, 20 shots heard over there. >> this is what president obama is coming home to. >> about every couple days i hear about a gun for sale. nothing to do with a gun card or a gun store or the gun law they just passed that is supposed to keep them off the streets because they are still on the streets. >> last year 506 people were killed in chicago. >> this is the third or fourth shooting on the block this year. >> that is more americans that died -- then died in afghanistan last year. surely chambers lost all four of her children to gunshots. >> i never imagined i would lose all four of my children. i did the best i could. >> most are young, black, and trapped in the blinding poverty of the southwest side. >> they kill men, and this is not for real, right i am not even goin
program. obama finally gets his man. the u.s. senate confirms chuck hagel. what increased demand for cocoanuts has failed to bear fruit for indonesia as farmers. pope benedict xvi is making his final appearance in st. peter's square as the roman catholic pope -- his final appearance in at st. peter's square. he is the first pope in 600 years to resign. >> in these recent months, i felt my weakening strength. i prayed and asked for in light meant to make the right decision for the good of the church. >> barbara, amid the huge outpouring of affection from the faithful gathered there. >> absolutely. a lot of people have turned out to say goodbye to pope benedict xvi. 50,000 tickets were sold. it is more likely that there are about 150,000 people around the vatican and the main road that leads to it. people are still walking towards st. peter's square, but they're being redirected to other parts around the square where there are big screens where they can watch the pope. nothing compared to the figures of the people we saw for the funeral of john paul back in 2005. that was a funeral
know, who would like president obama to commit to arms supplies to the rebels. there are of course huge dangers there because there is always the risk those weapons might, given the chaos on the ground in syria, fall into more ruthless hands, people who washington would not want to be supporting. but of course he is also under pressure from the opposition group itself in syria, who want more help. they would like arms, and of course they were threatening to carry through a boycott of this meeting. it only took some last-minute intervention by mr. kerry and william hague, the uk foreign minister, foreign secretary, who actually prevent that happening and for this meeting to be taking place here at all. yes, he is under pressure from all sides. >> tim, thanks very much indeed. we will see what happens in that press conference, coming up in the next few minutes. but the more still ahead. from handbags to heals to prison gear. >> i am in nairobi. reporting on how technology experts are using crowd sourcing to pinpoint troublesome ports -- trouble spots around the country. >> tropical cyclon
and obama has to deliver on the promises he made to us. >> getting people to recognize how important this is is necessary. >> speaker after speaker insisted the signs were there the world was changing. continue to draft, devastating super storms, higher average temperatures, and they want government action. >> the changes we make in the next few years will last for millions of years. we are changing this planet on a geological time scale with our carelessness, and that has got to stop. >> many say president barack obama has done a lot on climate change but has to do more, has to show more leadership if he is to change the direction of united's dates and the rest of the world -- united states and the rest of the world. the president talked about climate change in his inaugural address and the state of the union. >> we must do more to, climate change. x but in broad termsugh rather than specific proposals. many protesters think he should project -- reject the proposed oil pipeline across canada to the gulf coast. the keystone project has been delayed several times. a final decision is
. >> the white house has released a picture of president barack obama firing a gun as proof he wasn't lying when he said he goes skeet shooting. the photo was taken at a clay skeet shooting session in august. the comment was widely seen as an effort to ease gun owner's concerns about his gun control measures. if you have a twitter account, best check it to see you're not the victim of a recent cyber attack. the social media giant admits hackers gained access to 250,000 accounts. user names and passwords may have been stolen. twitter has reset passwords. twitter issued a statement saying this attack was not the work of amateurs and we don't believe it was isolated, the attackers were sophisticated and believe other companies and organizations have been similarly attacked. technology journalist says the hacker group, anonymous, is responsible. >> anonymous are claiming responsibility for this and they've been very loosely politically actively hacking group, been responsible for an awful lot of increase in hacker activity the last couple of years. we had the spin-off from them, lulzsec. the chinese
and president barack obama in flames. patient -- negotiations are underway for stronger sanctions following north korea's word nuclear test -- third nuclear test. police have broken up the crowd. demonstrators were blocking a gate to a visitor center in melbourne. the visitor called on australia to ban immigration from other nations. u.s. vice president joe biden has urged americans not to use semiautomatic weapons for protection because shotguns would have the same deterrent effect gens intruders. biden is leading the administration's campaign to -- for stricter controls on firearms. >> what can we do that would not prevent you from exercising every right you have to defend yourself and, at the same time, engage in recreation or hunting or sporting activities that would not be eliminated -- limited by the elimination of that particular weapon? that is the balance. we can argue about where that balance is, but there is not any argument that the government can impact that balance. >> venezuela's president has visited hugo chavez. they met in the venezuelan capital on tuesday. chavez has been
troops have been sent to run surveillance of the rebels. president barack obama said they're there to provide intelligence to french forces fighting the armed group. the military says 13 of its soldiers and 65 rebel fighters have been killed in mali. battles took place in the mountains close to the border. rebels are thought to be hiding there after the uprising in the north was pushed back by west african and french soldiers. the credit rating agency moody's has stripped britain of its top aaa status. lower credit ratings can make it more expensive for governments to borrow money. moody's says the british economy is not looking good in the medium term but the government says it will stick to its program of spending cuts. >> i think this is a stark reminder of the debt problems that britain faces and the clearest possible warning to anyone who thinks we can run away from dealing with those problems. and far from weakening our resolve to deal with britain's debt it should redouble our resolve to deliver a plan that has cut the deficit by 25, delivered 1 million jobs but als
for at least 20 minutes of daily recess. but in her personal anti obesity initiative, michelle obama has let her charisma and influence to promote physical exercise and improve nutrition. >> the first african american first lady. a lot of our young girls gravitate toward her because of that. senior tuesday upheld the life style is something they can look up to. >> it promises no quick or easy victories, but by planting the risks of new lifestyle habits at an early age places like new orleans pope to tip the scales toward a slimmer future. tom ackerman, al jazeera, new owens. >> more on this now. dr. williams is a medical doctor at harbor hospital and the chief of staff of neurology at columbia university. joining us now from new york city. doctor, you run an initiative called the hip-hop health initiative. tell us more about that. >> absolutely. thanks for having me on the show. as you discussed in your segment, obesity interventions really need to be more, we need to be extremely creative. what we have done is realizing that the way in which people behave is reflected in the way in which th
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